Kerv - The World's First Contactless Payment Ring


Publication Date
2016
Creators/Contributors
Philip Campbell (creator)
Media Type
Website
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Kerv is a ceramic ring embedded with NFC that permits contactless payment and the storage of text data (such as personally identifying information). Kerv was developed by PSI-Pay, and is seeking a licensing agreement with Mastercard for payment processing. Kerv was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter, in 2015.
HCI Platform
Wearables
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Finger
Marketing Keywords
Mastercard, IOS, Android

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How to cite this entry
Philip Campbell. (2016). "Kerv - The World's First Contactless Payment Ring". Fabric of Digital Life. http://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/1843